South Bend / Elkhart North KOA Activities

Gem Mining Sluice

Purchase a bag with mining rough at the campstore and and test your luck. Find your very own gem by mining at the sluice.

Gelato Bar

Our Classic Ice Cream Parlor is open daily in the late afternoons/evenings during the summer season and on the weekends during spring and fall season. You have to try it! We serve the best Gelato you can find on the planet - Palazzolo's - made very close to here, actually in Saugatuck, Michigan. Our Ice Cream Parlor blends in perfectly with our Vintage Soda Pop Gallery, where you can find more then 35 different flavored sodas in real glass bottles.

Golf - worldclass or family fun!

The South Bend area has some of the finest golf courses in the Hoosier state, like the Blackthorn Golf Club which is an 18 hole championship public golf course located in South Bend, IN. Blackthorn sits on 226 acres of heavily wooded rolling terrain with a layout that is fun and challenging for all levels of play. For more information log onto or call 800.677.9800.

Good Morning! Your breakfast is ready!

Choose from our Bagels with cream cheese or English Muffins with cream cheese or strawberry jelly
(2 bagels for only $2.00). And don't miss a good cup of our famous fine hot coffee (complimentary).
And because you're important to us breakfast is available every day!
It can't get any better.......The home of Hoosier hospitality!

Amish Country Heritage Trail Driving Tours

In every corner of Northern Indiana Amish Country , you'll find engaging cities, towns and villages that herald the simple pleasures of life. Community living is rich here, with concerts, parades, and festivals a constant source of celebration. Pick up a self-guided tour CD in our office to follow the Heritage trail thru genuine Amish county!

Hunt Brothers Pizza

We serve fresh baked Hunt Brothers Pizzas (Original or Thin Crust and all topping for free), WingBites, Cheese Bread and Jalapeno Poppers during our store hours. So please come hungry we'll can take care of you. We deliver your order right to your campsite or cabin for free. How convenient is this?
And all this goes very well with our ice cold vintage soda pops. Get yourself a glass bottle of cold Vintage Soda pops, choose from 40 different classic flavors or get a fresh brewed hot coffee.

Classic Movies on Saturday nights!

Saturday night is movie nigh between Memorial and Labor Day weekend. We show various classic movies (most of them rated PG or PG-13) on big screen (84") in our pavilion, so you don't have to worry about rain or shine. Bring your chairs.

Glow Wagon Rides

What is more fun than our Glow Wagon Rides thru the dark park. Every Saturday at 9 p.m. our famous Glow Wagon ride starts its tour around the campground. The ride is free and if you want to glow with us we sell glow sticks for $1.00 before the ride starts. Don't miss out, be part of it.
Wagon rides are scheduled between Memorial and Labor day weekend only.

White Water Rafting!

Enjoy white water rafting in downtown South Bend on Niles Avenue. All equipment is provided. Rubber soled shoes with heel strap are required, no flip-flops and no sharp jewelry or objects may be worn. Prepare to get wet! Required height for rafting is 54”. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult in the raft. The Race is open Weekends ONLY. Call (574) 233-6121 for more information or log onto

Kayaking family fun

Get your family and friends together and canoe the beautiful St. Joseph River! It's a great idea for family reunion, businesses and rallies. Packages at the St. Patrick Park include shuttle services, canoes, paddles and required life jackets. Limited kayak rentals available. For more information log onto or call 574.654.3155

9 Hole Mini Golf Course

We feature a new, all grass 9 Hole Mini Golf Course, where you can proof your golfing skills. Clubs and golf balls can be rented at the office for $3/person. Have fun!